Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture: Critic Aruna D’Souza

  • On Wednesday, September 23, 2020, the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) presented a virtual lecture featuring author and art historian Aruna D’Souza. This engaging lecture examines modern and contemporary art, intersectional feminisms, and how museums shape our views of each other and our world. Learn more from D’Souza, whose most recent book Whitewalling: Art, Race, and Protest in 3 Acts (Badlands Unlimited) was named one of the best art books of 2018 by the New York Times.

    This program is part of SAAM’s annual Clarice Smith Distinguished Lectures in American Art series, which highlights excellence and innovation in American art with outstanding artists, critics, and scholars.